Chisenhall Hits Grand Slam In 5-3 Win

By: Steve Herrick (AP Sports Writer), Posted by David Haag
By: Steve Herrick (AP Sports Writer), Posted by David Haag

Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first career grand slam, Scott Kazmir pitched into the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Saturday night.

Chisenhall's homer in the sixth broke open a 1-0 game and hit off the facing of the second deck in right field, landing in Kansas City's bullpen.

Kazmir (5-4) allowed two runs in 6 1-3 innings for his first victory since June 21 as the Indians won for the fifth time in seven games.

Miguel Tejada's RBI single in the seventh broke a streak of 22 consecutive scoreless innings for Kansas City, which has lost four in a row. Alcides Escobar's infield hit with the bases loaded added two runs in the inning.


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